Holiday Schedule:We will be closed on 5/25 to 5/28 for the Memorial Day weekend.

WE ARE MOVING!: Aikido Silicon Valley is moving to a new location. Our new address is 631 Grape Ave in Sunnyvale. The opening date is still to be determined. Classes are still being held at our current location. Check back for updates.

Upcoming Event: Ryuji Sawa Sensei will be teaching at Aikido Silicon Valley on August 1st from 6:30 to 8:00 PM. The cost for this event is $30 and is limited to 50 participants. Register for this event Download the flyer

Bill Witt Shihan

Bill Witt Sensei8th Degree Black Belt
Senior Instructor of the Takemusu Aikido Association

Witt Sensei has been teaching and training since 1967, and is one of the most senior instructors in the United States. He has trained extensively in Iwama, Japan and is a direct student of the late Saito Morihiro Shihan.

In addition, Witt Sensei has trained directly with Ueshiba O-Sensei, the Founder of Aikido. Witt Sensei is one of the few Aikido teachers worldwide who has been awarded the title of Shihan, or Master Instructor.

Witt Sensei was promoted to 8th degree black belt in January, 2017.

Saito Sensei and Bill Witt: The Early Years

My Iwama Teacher

Bill Witt Builds the Bridge to Iwama

Interview with Bill Witt Shihan, 8th Dan, Takemusu Aikido Association